Unlawful Use of a Weapon
07-22-13 Web Release –Unlawful Use of Weapon Investigation
On 07-20-13 at 2:20 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department was in thearea of the 600 block of East Grand Avenue during routine patrol. During patrol, officers observed a subject, identified as Dwayne K. Davis, in possession of open alcohol. As officers approached, Davis fled on foot. During the course of investigation, officers discovered that Davis was in possession of a loaded handgun. Davis was arrested and charged with Resistinga Peace Officer, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Use of a Weapon bya Felon, Defacement of Identification Marks of a Firearm, and for not having a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification Card. Davis was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.
DeWayne K. Davis, Age 27
700 N. Allyn Carbondale, IL
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website.